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Audrey Eu

Who said it?

He wanted me to guarantee he would escape the death penalty … of course I could not.

Friday, 12 April, 2013, 3:12am

Who said it?

Life is not meant to be a bed of roses. You can't run away, you need to remain upbeat

Former lawmaker Audrey Eu on staying in politics after a tumour was found close to her brain

 

If North Korea insists on a third nuclear test despite attempts to dissuade it, it must pay a heavy price

7 Feb 2013 - 2:41am

Audrey Eu: Leung Chun-ying should consider quitting

The Civic Party will offer solutions to the government's problems but controversy-embroiled Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying must help himself first, party chairwoman Audrey Eu Yuet-mee says.

6 Dec 2012 - 8:54am 1 comment

Beijing loyalist Chan Yuen-han is most popular legislator, says poll

Veteran unionist Chan Yuen-han is the most popular lawmaker in the 70-strong legislature, a poll shows. She takes the mantle from a pan-democrat favourite, Audrey Eu Yuet-mee.

7 Nov 2012 - 3:46am

Government HQ power bill has risen fivefold

Despite officials touting the green features of the new headquarters in Admiralty, taxpayers are forking out five times as much for electricity bills than for the old premises.

24 May 2012 - 12:00am

Civic Party's Audrey Eu won't defend Legco seat

The Civic Party is preparing to contest September's Legislative Council election without political heavyweight Audrey Eu Yuet-mee.

The name of Eu, a legislator for 12 years and the soul of the pan-democratic camp, was missing from the party's candidates to contest the 35 directly elected seats.

29 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Old-school parties heading for oblivion

The Civic Party, a holier-than-thou gathering of high-minded barristers and do-gooders, looks set to go the way of the Liberal Party - electoral decimation and political irrelevance.

11 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Audrey Eu - Legislator

Audrey Eu Yuet-mee's keen awareness of her duty as a change-maker has kept her motivated in an age of disillusioning politics.

'Everybody has a duty and a role. All you are doing is just a little bit at a time. Yet, if nobody wants to do that little bit then nothing is going to change,' says Eu, a legislator since 2000 and a founding member of the Civic Party.

11 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Lam not saying if elections can stay

The government sidestepped questions yesterday on whether it would retain by-elections to fill Legislative Council vacancies if the vast majority of people said in a consultation exercise that they wanted to keep them.

At the same time, a former Bar Association chairman warned that all the alternatives might violate the Basic Law.

23 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Proposals for by-elections 'constitutional'

The government's latest suggestions on how to fill a Legislative Council vacancy after a resignation are largely constitutional but still face possible legal challenges, a law professor says.

But pan-democrat lawmakers say all four proposals laid out in the government's two-month consultation exercise, which began yesterday, may breach the Basic Law.

23 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Lawyers urge public consultation as bill to ban by-elections moves closer

The government yesterday won the support of enough lawmakers to push through legislation to scrap by-elections before the legislature's summer recess.

The vote was passed despite a call by the Law Society chief for public consultation on the proposal, and fierce criticism from pan-democratic lawmakers.

25 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

In good hands

Legislative councillors often say the people are their 'boss'. They are responsible for many things, including passing laws, debating issues of public interest, and examining and approving budgets.

Young Post meets Civic Party lawmaker Tanya Chan.

Requirements

24 Mar 2011 - 12:00am

Students ready to stand in polls to ensure 'referendum' happens

When pan-democrats realised their political opponents would not contest the Legco by-elections they see as a de facto referendum on democratisation, the League of Social Democrats said the camp might need to field a 'Team B' of shadow candidates to ensure the polls were contested and voters given a voice.

18 Mar 2010 - 12:00am

Threat of legal challenge to by-election funding

A Hong Kong delegate to the nation's top advisory body says he may file a judicial review to stop the government applying for funding to hold by-elections triggered by the resignation of five pan-democratic lawmakers.

21 Jan 2010 - 12:00am

Call to display 'July 1 spirit' at by-elections

The Civic Party last night called on the public to invoke the 'July 1 spirit', as it formally announced its decision to participate in a resignation plan with the League of Social Democrats, saying it was a last-ditch fight for genuine universal suffrage.

16 Dec 2009 - 12:00am

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